Cost of Living Hub

Find the latest information, support and guidance available to students affected by the rising cost of living.

Important information on fraud and scams

There has been a sharp increase in reports of fraudulent activity targeting UCL students, especially incoming international students. Find out how to spot a scam and who to contact if you need help.

Advice and guidance


All UCL students have access to dedicated advisors for funding, mental health and wellbeing support.  

Financial support


Guidance on managing a budget and how to access funding and short-term loans to help with unexpected financial needs or financial hardship. 

Managing your money


Make sure that money worries aren't distracting you from your studies or spoiling your time at university with our guides to managing your finances.

Emergency accommodation


If you have found you have nowhere to stay, there is support and help to find somewhere to live. 

Study support


Find and book study spaces and laptops for loan across campus.

Working during your studies


Working during your studies can be a great way to build new skills, contribute to your local community, and earn a little extra money.

Student Journalist Eleanor Corney investigates what help UCL can provide to those who need it. ‘I can finally see beyond the cost-of-living crisis': Exploring UCL's cost-of-living funding schemes.